Journal article

Beyond morbidity and mortality in reintroduction programmes: changing health parameters in reintroduced eastern bettongs Bettongia gaimardi

Timothy J Portas, Ross B Cunningham, David Spratt, Joanne Devlin, Peter Holz, William Batson, Jane Owens, Adrian D Manning

Oryx | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council Linkage Grant

Awarded by Australian Research Council Future Fellowship

Funding Acknowledgements

All procedures were approved by the Australian National University Animal Experimentation Ethics Committee ethics protocol A2011/017). Funding was provided by the Australian Capital Territory Government and an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant (LP110100126). ADM was supported by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (FT100100358). We thank the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment for assistance with the original reintroduction. We acknowledge Don Fletcher, Andrea Reiss, Peter Holz, Kate Grarock, Elyce Fraser, Ani Kunz, David Dobroszczyk, Scott Ryan, Kym Birgan, Helen Crisp, Claire Wimpenny, Mel Snape, Nicola Munro and Jenny Newport for logistical support. We thank Saul Cunningham, Iain Gordon, Daniel Iglesias, Margaret Kitchin and Sue McIntyre for advice and support. We acknowledge Mulligans Flat-Goorooyaroo Woodland Experiment and Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary for supporting the translocation.